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Aug 4, 2013 7:00am PDT
in louisiana. >> it's gone from bourgeois critique of african-american men's behavior to legislators saying there's some correlation between the way one dresses and the way in which crimes occur. i come from a background around sexual violence and we know women are policed around dressing. it's really problematic or sexist correlation between a woman wearing a mini skirt and she gets raped. >> if you're wearing a mini skirt you deserve to get raped, wearing a hoodie, deserve to get shot. at the table here, it's easy this comes from the outside, rush limbaugh or fox news saying this. but we were together at the essence festival, vastly african-american room, you said some things about how you should dress when you go meet the principal of the school of your kid, the applause, ovation, people were like, that's right, you've got to do right when you go see the principal. this resonates in african-american communities. >> we try to intellectualize to get back to the issues. we have to acknowledge racism is bigger than the way you dress. however, if you come to see me as the principal in spongeb
Aug 18, 2013 7:00am PDT
waved at police officers when he passed them on his bike in evansville, louisiana. they thought he recognized him. they didn't rec him and deemed his wave a threat. they almost used a stun gun and put him in cuffs while they could verify his identity. detained for saying held okay. wow, that's one we couldn't wave off, seriously. madison filed a complaint with the police department's internal affairs division. >>> coming up, the right wing and race, time to send in the clowns. giving people choices. especially today, as people are looking for more low, and no calorie options. that's why on vending machines, we're making it easy for people to know how many calories are in their favorite beverages, before they choose. and we're offering more low calorie options, including over 70 in our innovative coca-cola free-style dispensers. working with our beverage industry and restaurant partners, we're helping provide choices that make sense for everyone. because when people come together, good things happen. glass on floors. daily chores. for the little mishaps you feel use neosporin to hel
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
've been in louisiana, we've been all over the place as have other organizations. what you're about to see as we get to the new year and 2014, you're going to see unleashed a wave of litigation that's going to be very difficult for additional to defend. this is not what congress wanted of that's why we had section 5. >> expensive. >> the fight was brought to us and we're going to take it on. what we're going to see is really an effort to bring to light, to bring into the courtrooms and consciousness of americans this challenge to democracy. you just heard in your previous sequence that's what really this is all about. this is a real challenge to democracy. we're standing at a crossroads and have to meet the challenge. >> it feels to me like this idea that congress didn't want this is also where democracy could flex its muscle. do you have any sense, any optimism we can get a new section 4 formula that will put the teeth back in section 5 from the congress. >> i'm very optimistic but also a practicigmatist as well. people are going to have onpush for this. dr. king did what was called a peo
Aug 3, 2013 7:00am PDT
landrieu is my louisiana senator, and it would not be in the interest of someone interested in having a democrat to primary mary landrieu, even if you're not in agreement with many of her policies. >> but you have a democrat in the white house, too. look, you have president obama and the drones. he didn't close guantanamo. there's a lot of the left very angry with the president. however, they're not going to go out and start some type of movement on members of congress when you have a sitting democrat in the white house. it would be counterproductive. that's why they're not doing it. >> so it's interesting when you say, when you have a democrat in the white house. if, in fact, losing moderate republicans is bad for democracy, what can the white house do in this moment to help re-balance the madness going on in d.c.? >> communication. look, i served under president clinton. we used to be told, don't go to the white house, whatever you do. don't go to the white house, you'll come back reversing your vote, which i did. >> because he was so charismatic. >> i got myself on a vote i shouldn
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